Why Being A Beta Boss Can Be Better
If you thought being an alpha personality was the key to success, you’re wrong says Grazia’s Rebecca Holman, author of ‘BETA: Quiet Girls Can Run The World’
What gives you the Sunday night fear? The knowledge that you left that difficult task unfinished on Friday? Or maybe it’s a more vague, broader sense of unease that, despite never actually doing anything wrong, you’re just not the right person for your job. The wrong personality type. I’ve been ruminating on this, on and off, since I first started working as an editor and writer over a decade ago. Because if you imagine what an archetypal editor is like in the classic, alpha Anna Wintour mould, I am definitely not it.